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Rachel Khoo

TV presenter and cookery writer Rachel Khoo and entrepreneur Alan Radbourne join Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles in the Saturday Live studio.

TV presenter Rachel Khoo and bestselling author of The Little Paris Kitchen joins Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles to talk about her new personal cookbook. Kitchen Notebook sees Rachel move on from French cooking to give us a collection of recipes from her around the world travels.

Alan Radbourne was about to graduate from University when he found a pound coin on the floor. He had a thought- could he could turn a quid into a salary after he graduated? Two days after his final exam he bought a bottle of washing up liquid and started a year-long challenge. He charged his mates to wash their dishes - every penny he made he re-invested and it snowballed from there. Exactly a year on he had made £20,000.

They say you're never too old for love and Colin and Patricia Stevens agree. They were only five years old when they first met at primary school and for Colin, it was love at first sight. But the girl of his dreams moved away when she was fifteen years old and they lost touch. Over the years they thought about each other off and on. Occasionally they made contact. But, now in their seventies and approaching their first wedding anniversary they tell us about the rocky path of true love.

The Dull Men's Club has more than 5,000 members who are passionate about everyday mundane things. Archie Workman kicks off a short season focusing on British eccentrics by telling us about his fascination with drain covers and why they're more interesting than we might think.

And meet the swanky senior citizens & glamorous golden girls taking afternoon tea at the Posh Club.

Natalie Merchant, the American singer-songwriter/musician and a former member of the band 10,000 Maniacs, shares her Inheritance tracks. She inherited The Games People Play by Petula Clark and is passing on her own song, Wonder.

Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook. Michael Joseph Hardback 12th February 2015

Natalie Merchant's latest, self-titled album is out now on Nonesuch Records. And this summer a 20th anniversary edition of her Tigerlily album will be released.

Producer: Maire Devine
Editor: Karen Dalziel.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Sat 14 Feb 2015 09:00

14 February 2015

14 February 2015
L-R Colin Stevens, Patricia Stevens, Rachel Khoo, Aasmah, Richard, and Alan Radbourne

14 February 2015

14 February 2015
Colin and Patricia Stevens

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Role Contributor
Presenter Aasmah Mir
Presenter Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest Rachel Khoo
Interviewed Guest Alan Radbourne
Interviewed Guest Colin Stevens
Interviewed Guest Patricia Stevens
Interviewed Guest Archie Workman
Interviewed Guest Natalie Merchant
Producer Maire Devine
Editor Karen Dalziel

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  • Sat 14 Feb 2015 09:00

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